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中文論文名稱 英文閱讀、英文寫作、英文寫作障礙及英文寫作焦慮之探討-以台灣大學生為例
英文論文名稱 Behaviors and Attitudes Toward English Reading, English Writing, Writer's Block in English, and English Writing Apprehension–A Case Study of EFL Student Writers in Taiwan
校院名稱 淡江大學
系所名稱(中) 英文學系碩士班
系所名稱(英) Department of English
學年度 96
學期 2
出版年 97
研究生中文姓名 邱文芳
研究生英文姓名 Wun-Fang Ciou
學號 694010587
學位類別 碩士
語文別 英文
口試日期 2008-06-11
論文頁數 103頁
口試委員 指導教授-王藹玲
委員-林志誠
委員-杜德倫
中文關鍵字 英文寫作障礙;英文寫作焦慮;英文寫作策略;英文寫作行為;英文閱讀行為;英文寫作修正行為 
英文關鍵字 Writer's Block in English  English Writing Apprehension  English Writing Strategies  English Writing Behaviors  English Reading  Revision Behaviors 
學科別分類 學科別人文學語言文學
中文摘要 本研究旨在探討非英語系國家的英文系學生,他們的英文寫作行為與態度。此外,英文閱讀行為、英文寫作行為、英文寫作修正行為、英文寫作策略、英文寫作障礙、英文寫作焦慮彼此之間是否有相關性,也作出深入的研究。

本研究以淡江大學160位英文系三年級學生為研究對象,並透過量的方法(問卷調查)與質的方法(訪談)蒐集資料進行分析。研究結果顯示,第一,英文寫作障礙與英文寫作策略的使用態度,彼此之間有顯著的正相關。第二,英文寫作障礙與英文寫作焦慮,彼此之間也有顯著的正相關。第三,英文寫作焦慮與每日練習英文寫作的時數,彼此之間有顯著的負相關。最後,建議英文寫作教學者,對學生的英文作文,盡量避免負面的評價,並且鼓勵學生多閱讀英文書籍、多練習英文寫作、與採取適當的英文寫作策略,以緩和學生英文寫作障礙與英文寫作焦慮的情形。
英文摘要 This study aims to investigate EFL English majors' behaviors and attitudes toward their English writing,and to examine the interrelationships among the following issues such as English reading behaviors, English writing behaviors, English writing strategies, revision behaviors, writer's block in English, and English writing apprehension. The research was conducted at Tamkang University in Taiwan. Participants of this study were 160 junior English majors from this university. Data were collected quantitatively and qualitatively by using three sets of questionnaires and interviews that focused on essay recalls. The result revealed that there was a significantly positive relationship between writer's block in English and English writing strategies. Moreover, there was a significantly positive relationship between writer's block in English and English writing apprehension. A significantly negative correlation existed between English writing apprehension and daily English writing hours. Based on the findings of this study, it was suggested that EFL instructors may avoid negative evaluations, and encourage their students to read more, to write more, and to use English writing strategies appropriately for alleviating their English writing anxiety or writer's block in English.
論文目次 TABLE OF CONTENTS


CHINESE ABSTRCT ……………………………………………………………….i

ENGLISH ABSTRCT.……………………………………………………………....ii

TABLE OF CONTENTS……………………………………………………….. …iv

LIST OF TABLES …………………………………………………………………vii

LIST OF FIGURES……………………………………………………………......viii


CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
Research Background 1
Purpose of the Study 4
Research Questions 5
Definition of the Terms 6
Significance of the Study 9
The Framework of the Study 9

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
Writer's Block 11
Notion of Writer's Block 11
Empirical Research of Writer's Block 14
Writing Apprehension 18
Notion of Writing Apprehension 18
Empirical Research of Writing Apprehension 21
Relationships among Writing Frequency, Writer's Block,
Writing Apprehension, and Writing Performance 26
Relationships among Writing Process, Writing
Strategies, and Writing Apprehension 30
Summary 32

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY
Subjects 33
Data Collection Procedures 34
Instruments 36
Quantitative Instruments: Three Sets of Questionnaires 36
Qualitative Instrument 42
Data Analysis 43

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND FINDINGS
Results of the Quantitative Analysis 45
Questionnaire Concerning English Reading and Writing Activities 46
Questionnaire of Writer's Block in English 52
English Writing Apprehension Scale 55

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, IMPLICATIONS, AND CONCLUSION
Discussion 61
Relationship Between Writer's Block in English
and English Writing Apprehension 61
Relationships among Writer's Block in English,
English Reading, and English Writing 64
Relationships among English Writing Apprehension,
English Reading, and English Writing 67
Pedagogical Implications 70
Conclusion 73
Limitations and Recommendations for Further Study 75

REFERENCES 77


APPENDIX A Questionnaire Concerning English Reading and
Writing Activities (Chinese Version 83

APPENDIX B Questionnaire of Writer's Block in English
(Chinese Version) 87

APPENDIX C English Writing Apprehension Scale
(Chinese Version) 89

APPENDIX D Questionnaire Concerning English Reading and
Writing Activities (English Version) 91

APPENDIX E Questionnaire of Writer's Block in English
(English Version) 96

APPENDIX F English Writing Apprehension Scale
(English Version) 98

APPENDIX G Interview Questions (English Version) 100


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1 Subjects’Background Information 47

Table 2 Means and Standard Deviations on Questionnaire Concerning English Reading and Writing Activities 49

Table 3 Factor Loadings and Cronbach’s Alphas for Questionnaire Concerning English Reading and Writing Activities 51

Table 4 Means and Standard Deviations on Questionnaire of Writer's Block in English 54

Table 5 Means and Standard Deviations on Writer's Apprehension Scale Items 57

Table 6 Inter-correlations among English Reading and Writing Activities, Writer's Block in English, English Writing Apprehension, and Revision Behaviors 58

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1 The Design Procedure of Questionnaire Concerning Reading and Writing Activities 38




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